An absolute must, includes fast-track entrance to Sagrada Familia and Casa Batlló.
Antoni Gaudí, visionary architect during Barcelona"s modernista (art nouveau) period early last century, graced Barcelona with nearly all his extraordinary and beautiful buildings. No less than 7 have been listed as World Heritage by UNESCO.
Discover what makes these buildings extraordinary: the details, the symbols, the structural secrets and the technical innovation.
Passeig de Gràcia & façade of la Pedrera
- Passeig de Gràcia: This broad elegant avenue was built for and by the wealthy Barcelonians and they have never left; luxury and design shops line the street along with major banks and the stock exchange. Architectural details include modernist lampposts and Gaudí’s tiles for the pavement and a myriad of grand buildings:
- La Pedrera, Casa Milà. Check out the wavy façade with its extraordinary balconies, and don’t miss the top with the weird chimneys that resemble soldiers looking out for the residents.
- The block of discord. The main architects from the modernista style had the chance to show their best: Gaudí with Casa Batlló, Domènech i Montaner with Casa Lleó Morera and Puig i Cadafalch with Casa Amatller.
- Casa Batlló: is not just a building but an artistic legend; The exceptional façade reflects a tranquil sea and, hidden behind it, is a world of surprised and refined architectural details.
- Sagrada Família
- The jewel in the crown of Gaudí’s works, still being built, 2026
- Outside. Each façade explains a chapter of Jesus’ life. You will walk in through the Birth Façade – look closely, the whole nativity is represented there. At the other side of the basilica is the Passion Façade, representing the stages before Jesus died.
- The basilica. There are no words to describe the first time you enter the Sagrada Família. The curved columns resembling trees, the light that dances and plays across the hall in a constant change of colors. Just wait and see!
- Museum. The studio workshop is essential to understand how Gaudí worked and thought. The models he used are beyond anyone’s imagination.
- The tour will end at the Sagrada Familia, so if
you wish to, you can stay there for as long as you want. That will give you the
opportunity to visit the museum
- Please follow the dress code to enter the Sagrada Familia or any other Catholic church: cover your shoulders bach and belly, wear shorts and skirts that come down to at least mid-thigh, no plunging necklines or see-through clothing. Consider that we are not held responsible it you do not follow the dress code and the Sagrada Familia does not allow your entrance.